In this exceptionally uncertain and challenging moment in history, we are more than ever urged, if not compelled at all, to change: We have to prove to ourselves, and to the planet on which we live, that we can evolve—at the right time, and in the right direction. But what is evolution? How did we get here, and how do we get from here?
Investigating our evolution and possible destiny as cyborgs through anthropology, paleontology, and neuroscience.
a conversation with Claudio Tuniz
Behind Harvard University’s metaLAB—a ‘digital humanities’ idea foundry, knowledge-design lab, and production studio.
a conversation with Jeffrey Schnapp
Computer and biological viruses behave similarly: they hit where it hurts the most.
a conversation with Salvatore Vitale
Today, as humans can put nearly anything on their plates with minimal effort, food has taken on a life of its own.
a conversation with Jonathan Silvertown
What can one of the most widely read works of the 1900s teach us about living and surviving amidst a global pandemic?
a conversation with Yasmina Mélaouah
As we become drenched in a deluge of information, we may be losing our ability to appreciate the nuances of epic music.
a conversation with Carlo Boccadoro
maize is a triannual magazine powered by H-FARM, an international hub for innovation, education and entrepreneurship, that explores the complexities of innovation and the shifting dichotomy between technology and evolution through the lens of philosophy, arts, and humanities.
Each issue of maize is an aesthetic monograph, which explores a central topic through compelling interviews, reports, short stories, personal essays and visuals. This magazine is for those who love open discussions, philosophical ideas, and contemporary thoughts. It is also for those who are eager to discover new ways to develop foresight, be inspired, make informed decisions, and participate in the innovation process—all while staying human.